Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Problems That Should Infuriate Americans

You may have noticed that America isn't perfect. But you may not have notice that we suffer from problems you'd think even Third World countries would have eradicated by now.


5 Absurd Things American Schools Do To Completely Ruin Lunch

American school cafeterias are the stuff of nightmares, with the quality of their food lying somewhere in the range of 'underfunded prison sponsored by McDonald's.'


When Making Fun Of World Leaders Gets You Thrown In Jail

Let's be thankful we live in a country where we can mock our leaders and not get thrown in jail.


15 Foods That Are Even Less Healthy Than You Realize

We're thinking there might something to this whole 'breatharian' thing.


5 Laws Foreign Countries Got Right (That We Need In America)

While we here at Cracked are not particularly fond of laws, there are some we absolutely should steal from other countries.


6 Places Around The World Where All Your Old Crap Ends Up

Some things from our past don't have easy dumping grounds like jeans or the elderly, often leaving us to invent new ways of keeping them around.


5 Realities About The World’s Scariest Police Department

The NYPD evolved like they suddenly got blasted by gamma radiation and gained incredible superpowers they had absolutely no idea what to do with.


5 Mistakes You Make When Trying To Talk About Your Problems

Why does it feel like everyone's reaction to tough, personal conversations will be 'sprint away while screaming and then fake their own death'?


5 Hard Lessons After Spending A Decade Farming Gold On WoW

When your job is collecting video game gold, even fake economies can screw you over.


Your Brain Needs Silence (And Probably Isn’t Getting It)

There's a really simple solution for those whose worrying keeps them up at night.


5 Ways People Try To Fool Surveillance That Look Ridiculous

No one likes to be spied on, whether it's by a nosy neighbor or The Man. But this stuff is just ridiculous.


The 5 Dumbest Corporate Slapfights That Affect What You Buy

In the course of making a few bad decisions on Amazon, you've accidentally entangled yourself in literally dozens of petty corporate slapfights going on behind the scenes.


5 Popular Brands That Crapped Out Insane Failures

It's as if these companies just mashed up a bunch of concepts some 59-year-old Marketing Manager half-remembered the kids being into these days.


7 Policies We're Stuck With Thanks To Stupidity And Greed

Like a butterfly in a $5000 suit flapping its wings, the consequences of a politician wanting a payday can both be unforeseen and devastating.


Puberty Sucks But Second Puberty Is Just The God-Awful Worst

Second puberty will hit between 28 and 33. The physical changes you'll undergo are going to be unsettling; a harbinger of horrors to come.